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Jack Hughes is putting together a nice little tournament. He had a hat trick and an assist in USA’s 6-0 win over Finland. [NHL]
The only players left ahead of Jack Hughes on the career U18 scoring list are Teemu Pulkkinen (28 points in 12 games for Finland) and Alex Ovechkin (31 in 14 games for Russia).— Corey Masisak (@cmasisak22) April 25, 2019
Jack Hughes against the best teenagers Europe and Canada have to offer:— Steve Kournianos (@TheDraftAnalyst) April 25, 2019
2017 U17 4 Nations
2017 World U17 HC
2018 U18 5 Nations (FEB)
2018 U18 5 Nations (NOV)
2018 IIHF U18 WC
2019 U20 WJC
2019 IIHF U18 WC
40 games. 29 goals. 50 assists. 79 points.
This is going to be an offseason of change for the New Jersey Devils. Who stays? Who goes? Where does each guy fit in Ray’s plans? [The Athletic ($)]
Congrats, Vegas, and welcome to the NHL and getting screwed over by bad officiating. What happens after a key penalty call went against the Golden Knights in Game 7 of their first round series?
George McPhee says the NHL did reach out to him on the call and apologize. He says the refs made a mistake.— SinBin.vegas (@SinBinVegas) April 25, 2019
Says his team is not going to throw a pity party. That they are a good team and are built for the long run.
Golden Knights owner Bill Foley said he will push for instant replay on major penalties at the upcoming Board of Governors meeting. #VegasBorn— Jesse Granger (@JesseGranger_) April 25, 2019
The Hurricanes eliminated the defending champs in seven games:
The Capitals' season ended with a 4-3 double-overtime loss to the Hurricanes in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference First Round on Wednesday. The defeat also ended their bid to repeat as Stanley Cup champions.— NHL.com (@NHLdotcom) April 25, 2019
Five reasons why Washington was eliminated https://t.co/nHU9tHTzSa
The first round has finished and we are on to the second:
All four division winners from the regular season were eliminated in Round 1.— Frank Seravalli (@frank_seravalli) April 25, 2019
2019 #StanleyCupPlayoffs deliver most-watched First Round in 7 years; most-watched First Round cable coverage in 25 years; and most-watched First Round cable game on record (Hurricanes-Capitals Game 7 last night)https://t.co/p0TZeIEpR8 pic.twitter.com/9oHSk73lT3— NBC Sports PR (@NBCSportsPR) April 25, 2019
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